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Archive: April, 2012

Les Bowen's NFL mock draft

Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 4:48 PM
Here is Les Bowen's NFL mock draft for the first round: 1. Colts: Andrew Luck, QB, Stanford 2. Redskins: Robert Griffin III, QB, Baylor 3. Vikings: Morris Claiborne, CB, LSU 4. Browns: Trent Richardson, RB, Alabama 5. Bucs: Fletcher Cox, DT, Mississippi State 6. Rams: Justin Blackmon, WR, Okla... Read more

Paul Domowitch's NFL mock draft

Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 10:30 AM
A first-round NFL mock draft by Daily News columnist Paul Domowitch: 1. Colts: Andrew Luck, QB, Stanford 2. Redskins: Robert Griffin III, QB, Baylor 3. Vikings: Matt Kalil, OT, USC 4. Browns: Trent Richardson, RB, Alabama 5. Bucs: Morris Claiborne, CB, LSU 6. Rams:... Read more

Mayock's Take: Safeties

Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 6:57 PM
NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock, a Newtown Square resident, will break down each position in advance of the draft for Daily News readers. Here is Part 12 with his take on the safeties: BEST Mark Barron, Alabama 6-1 1/8, 213 Arm: 33 5/8 40-yard dash: 4.57 225-bench: NA Projected Round: 1 (picks... Read more

Daily News Eagles Draft Meter

Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 5:03 PM
Daily News sports writers Paul Domowitch and Les Bowen have targeted seven players the Eagles could select in the first round of the NFL Draft on Thursday. Here are their evaluations of the player and a Draft Meter rating from 1 to 10 on the chances that he will be selected (1 is least likely; 10 is... Read more

Eagles' draft production by round

Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 12:33 PM
Among the issues for the Eagles when you look at their recent draft history is that they seem to be getting more production from the players they select at the bottom of the draft than at the top. Part of that is because they have acknowledged they reached on some picks based on need rather than selecting... Read more

Dawkins and his relationship with Jim Johnson

Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 7:59 AM
As one would expect from a class act like Brian Dawkins, he shared the stage on the day of his retirement with many people, lauding teammates, coaches and the two organizations that he played for. He saved special praise, though, for late former Eagles defensive coordinator Jim Johnson, who recognized... Read more

Mayock's take: Cornerbacks

Monday, April 23, 2012, 6:32 PM
NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock, a Newtown Square resident, will break down each position in advance of the draft for Daily News readers. Here is Part 11 with his take on the cornerbacks: BEST Morris Claiborne, LSU 5-11 1/8, 188 Arm: 33 ¼ 40-yard dash: 4.50 225-bench: NA Projected Rd... Read more

Farewell, BDawk, Everybody's Favorite

Monday, April 23, 2012, 10:34 AM
In the 10 seasons I've covered the Eagles, there has been one star player that EVERYBODY liked and respected. That man, Brian Dawkins, announced his retirement Monday via Twitter. "The Lord has blessed me to play in the NFL for 16 years," Dawkins said. "I would like to thank the Eagles & the... Read more

Quintin Mikell defends Asante Samuel

Monday, April 23, 2012, 8:09 AM
Asante Samuel's future with the Eagles could well be determined in the next few days with a trade potentially happening before the NFL draft. The Denver Post reported last week that the Broncos made two proposals — one for a fifth or sixth rounder and the other for a player. However, the report... Read more

Heckert concedes draft mistakes with Eagles

Sunday, April 22, 2012, 10:25 AM
Browns general manager Tom Heckert enters this year's draft with plenty of ammunition -- 13 overall picks, including three in the top 37 and six in the top 118. He also told reporters that he carries the lessons learned from mistakes he made with the Eagles, when he said he was influenced by pressure... Read more
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